Mortal Kombat

‘Hitman: Agent 47’ and Why So Many Video-Game Movies Suck

by Jacob Hall August 27, 2015 @ 10:30 AM
20th Century Fox
Hitman: Agent 47 came and went this past weekend, vanishing in a box office fizzle; the cinematic equivalent of ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. It’s not the kind of bad movie that really makes you angry, just one that’s completely forgettable. It’s a nothing of a movie.

James Wan Is Producing a ‘Mortal Kombat’ Movie

by Britt Hayes August 8, 2015 @ 12:21 PM
Warner Bros. Interactive
Mortal Kombat has an odd history of adaptations — there was the 1995 film directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, followed by the sequel in 1997 and two short-lived TV series. In recent years, the classic video game found new live-action life via a web series, which was being used to hopefully launch a new film. That film never really got off the ground, but a new movie is being planned with one of our most prized studio directors on board to produce.